Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST, & AFRICA

Jim Leggate is Head of UK Institutional, Middle East, and Africa at Russell Investments, leading teams in London and Dubai and overseeing the day-to-day relationships with clients. He is also a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Jim, who joined Russell Investments in 2011, was instrumental in driving business growth in the Middle East and opening the firm’s office in Dubai. With more than 25 years of experience in financial markets, Jim has served a range of institutions including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies and private banks. Prior to joining the firm, Jim was Head of EMEA Asset Owners and Investment Consultants at Morgan Stanley Capital International. Prior to that, Jim worked at Bloomberg Tradebook in sales and trading. He started his career as an analyst at WI Carr.

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Kate El-Hillow*

Kate El-Hillow*

GLOBAL CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER & PRESIDENT

Pete Gunning

Peter Gunning*

VICE CHAIRMAN & STRATEGIC RELATIONSHIPS OFFICER

Vernon Barback

Vernon Barback*

CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Steve Belgrad

Steve Belgrad*

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Jenny Proctor

Jenny Proctor*

CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Charlie Shaffer

Charlie Shaffer*

GLOBAL HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION

Howard Surloff

Howard Surloff*

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER

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Adam Goff

HEAD OF RESEARCH

Steve Belgrad

Al Caesar

CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

Jodie Hampshire

Jodie Hampshire

HEAD OF ASIA PACIFIC

Joseph Linhares

Joseph Linhares

HEAD OF EMEA

Brad Jung

Brad Jung

HEAD OF NORTH AMERICA ADVISOR & INTERMEDIARY SERVICES;
PRESIDENT, RUSSELL INVESTMENTS CANADA

Jim Leggate

Jim Leggate

HEAD OF UK INSTITUTIONAL, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

Kelly Mainelli

Kelly Mainelli

MANAGING DIRECTOR, HEAD OF CUSTOMIZED PORTFOLIO SOLUTIONS

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Kevin Turner

HEAD OF INVESTMENT STRATEGY & SOLUTIONS

Mollie Jensen

Mollie Jensen

GLOBAL HEAD OF MARKETING

John McMurray

John McMurray

CHIEF RISK OFFICER & CHIEF AUDITOR

Robert Hostetter

Robert Hostetter

GLOBAL HEAD OF SOLUTIONS

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Ron Pierce

GLOBAL HEAD OF TECHNOLOGY

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